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  1. News - China

    China to celebrate Mao's birthday, but events scaled back

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... the party has acknowledged he made mistakes, there has yet to be an official accounting for the chaos of the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution or the millions of deaths from starvation during the 1958-61 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How rudeness was once a survival strategy

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by ZHOU XUN

    ... of starvation. In the archives I researched and during my interviews with survivors, I constantly came across documents or heard stories of how, just to secure the odd mouthful of food, desperate people were always ready to steal from one another, or even commit murder. Time and again within many families, there was violent strife over food. One grandma in Sichuan died of starvation because ...

  3. Beijing faces pressure to act against Mao critics

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Communist Party history that states Mao's Great Leap Forward programme resulted in 10 million deaths from starvation from 1959 to 1961. With the nation's 2012 leadership shakeup ...

  4. The Penguin History of Modern China

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... edge of events. As Fenby remarks: 'No country on Earth has suffered a more bitter history in recent times': tens of millions of Chinese perished, from famine, starvation, war, ...

  5. Class conscious

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... more, the excellent harvest of 1958 was followed by several poor years. It is thought 20 million people died of starvation and disease between 1959 and 1962. 1966-76: The Cultural Revolution ...

  6. Thugs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... fall in the value of grain and starvation for 30 million people. Halpern doesn't labour the point but instead shines a light on Mao's extraordinary personality. It's often ...

  7. Unmasking the false god Mao

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million died in the camps. Close to 38 million people died of starvation and overwork during the infamous Great Leap Forward of 1958-1961. Mao's reaction? 'With all these projects, half ...



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